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Individual public library employees from member states are encouraged to register. Only registered members have access to the "extras" that will enhance your summer reading program including the online catalog, graphics, signing videos, PSAs and so much more. Register today, and find out what you've been missing!
NOTE: If you are affiliated with a school (librarian, PTA, administrator, teacher, etc.) please contact your local public library for a copy of the School Order form for the 2013 Summer Reading program. If you do not have a local public library please contact Karen Day (866-657-8556)
The "2013 Teen Video Challenge" is open only to legal U.S. residents who are age 13 to 18 applying through the state where they reside. Participants are ineligible if directly related to the panel of judges for the contest. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules.
Each participant or group may submit one video per entry. Signed Model Release forms must be included with each entry. All submissions must be received by your state's deadline (stated on your Entry Form). Late entries will not be accepted. A DVD of the video will be requested from all winners.
Terms and Conditions:
All music and artwork must be created by the entrant or be in the public domain and must be specified as such on the entry form. CSLP (and all CSLP member affiliates) have the permission to use the "2013 Teen Video Challenge" submissions, including all work created and all intellectual property embodied therein, as per the Model Release form.
Video Criteria for Acceptance:
All videos must:
• Be 30 to 90 seconds.
• Promote the idea of using public libraries and reading.
• Include your interpretation of the 2013 CSLP teen slogan "Beneath the Surface."
• Be designed for use at any library.
• Be appropriate for viewing by audiences of all ages.
Video will be judged on the following criteria:
• Message clarity and relevance
• Motivation and inspiration
• Overall impact
If your video is chosen as a winner, you will be contacted and asked to mail a copy of your video as a DVD. Preferred formats: .wmv or DVD video with a minimum 640 x 480 aspect ratio.